A team led by UCLA researchers has conducted a major study on the importance of the speed of treatment when using a clot-busting drug, and found that treatment time has a profound influence on outcome.
6/18/2013 7:30 PM EDT
A UCLA team of surgeons and gastroenterologists has been performing a new, minimally invasive procedure to remove large and hard-to-reach polyps while keeping the colon intact. The procedure, which combines two minimally invasive techniques, has...
6/17/2013 11:00 AM EDT
UCLA's Dr. Gary Mathern has been appointed co-editor-in-chief of Epilepsia, the official journal of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) and the leading source for current clinical and research results on all aspects of epilepsy.
6/14/2013 5:00 PM EDT
Hyundai Hope on Wheels Awards $75,000 Grant to the Children’s Discovery and Innovation Institute at Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA to Support Pediatric Cancer Research
Hyundai Hope on Wheels and Los Angeles-area Hyundai dealers have awarded a $75,000 Hyundai Scholar Grant to Dr. Vivian Chang, a clinical instructor in pediatric hematology and oncology and co-director of the Pediatric Cancer Predisposition Clinic at...
6/11/2013 3:25 PM EDT
Hormonal Treatment for Endometrial Cancer Does Not Directly Target the Malignant Cells but Works Through Surrounding Cells in the Tumor Microenvironment
Progesterone, a female hormone that can be used as a therapy for endometrial cancer, eliminates tumor cells indirectly by binding to its receptor in stromal or connective tissue cells residing in the tumor microenvironment, according to a study from...
6/10/2013 6:00 PM EDT
Pregnant Women with Severe Morning Sickness Who Take Antihistamines Are Significantly More Likely to Experience Adverse Outcomes
Women with a severe form of morning sickness who take antihistamines to help them sleep through their debilitating nausea are significantly more likely to experience adverse pregnancy outcomes, including low birth weight babies and premature births,...
6/10/2013 2:45 PM EDT
UCLA Scientists Isolate and Characterize New Population of Stress-Resistant Pluripotent Stem Cells in Fat Tissue Removed During Liposuction
Researchers from the UCLA Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology have isolated a new population of primitive, stress-resistant human pluripotent stem cells easily derived from fat tissue that are able to differentiate into virtually every cell type...
6/3/2013 8:00 PM EDT
Pulse oximetry test, already used at UCLA, will be mandatory statewide July 1.
6/5/2013 8:55 AM EDT
7/24/2012 5:00 PM EDT
UCLA medical experts provide heart healthy gift, food and activity ideas for Valentine's Day.
1/22/2010 1:00 PM EST
With cases of swine flu continuing to spread, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Homeland Security Department have declared a public health emergency, and the World Health Organization and governments around the globe are...
4/30/2009 9:00 AM EDT
A bad economy can take its toll on the heart with increased stress, poor eating and forgoing healthful activities like going to the gym when money is tight. UCLA cardiologists suggest the following tips to help protect the heart during this time of...
1/27/2009 1:40 PM EST